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Current U.S. State Population

States Ranked by Population

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Updated December 25, 2006
This following data are July 1, 2003 estimates of state and territory (Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico) population from the U.S. Census Bureau.

  1. California - 35,484,453
  2. Texas - 22,118,509
  3. New York - 19,190,115
  4. Florida - 17,019,068
  5. Illinois - 12,653,544
  6. Pennsylvania - 12,365,455
  7. Ohio - 11,435,798
  8. Michigan - 10,079,985
  9. Georgia - 8,684,715
  10. New Jersey - 8,638,396
  11. North Carolina - 8,407,248
  12. Virginia - 7,386,330
  13. Massachusetts - 6,433,422
  14. Indiana - 6,195,643
  15. Washington - 6,131,445
  16. Tennessee - 5,841,748
  17. Missouri - 5,704,484
  18. Arizona - 5,580,811
  19. Maryland - 5,508,909
  20. Wisconsin - 5,472,299
  21. Minnesota - 5,059,375
  22. Colorado - 4,550,688
  23. Alabama - 4,500,752
  24. Louisiana - 4,496,334
  25. South Carolina - 4,147,152
  26. Kentucky - 4,117,827
  27. Puerto Rico - 3,878,532
  28. Oregon - 3,559,596
  29. Oklahoma - 3,511,532
  30. Connecticut - 3,483,372
  31. Iowa - 2,944,062
  32. Mississippi - 2,881,281
  33. Arkansas - 2,725,714
  34. Kansas - 2,723,507
  35. Utah - 2,351,467
  36. Nevada - 2,241,154
  37. New Mexico - 1,874,614
  38. West Virginia - 1,810,354
  39. Nebraska - 1,739,291
  40. Idaho - 1,366,332
  41. Maine - 1,305,728
  42. New Hampshire - 1,287,687
  43. Hawaii - 1,257,608
  44. Rhode Island - 1,076,164
  45. Montana - 917,621
  46. Delaware - 817,491
  47. South Dakota - 764,309
  48. Alaska - 648,818
  49. North Dakota - 633,837
  50. Vermont - 619,107
  51. Washington, District of Columbia - 563,384
  52. Wyoming - 501,242

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